Scuba diving in Felivaru Kandu

From Boat
Diver level
Average: 5 m
Maximum: 30 m
Strong ( > 2 knots)
Average: 15 m
Maximum: 30 m

Felivaru Kandu is a coral reef and quite large sandy channel in Maldives, which varies from 5m/16ft at the corners to 30m/98ft on the channel edge dropping away. An old, coral covered anchor can be also found near. If the current is very strong (>2 knots), it can be hard work finning against the current, but the site worth the efforts. The site is suitable for avanced level.

When to go

There is a tropical climate distinguished by two monsoons: the dry northeast monsoon from December to April, and the wet southwestern monsoon with more strong winds and rain - from May to November. The water temperature is about 28C/82F. Visibility ranges from 15 to 30m/49-98ft.

What to see

Among marine species eagle rays, big game fish, barracuda, stingrays, grey reef sharks can be seen inside the channel.

Reachable from

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